Posting #21-004-BK ATHLETIC ACADEMIC ADVISOR (Student Services Professional II)
The primary goal for this position is to create an environment for student-athletes which fosters and supports retention and timely graduation. The position will monitor academic progress and establish an academic plan for the student-athlete's academic success.
MAJOR JOB DUTIES: A. Monitor and evaluate academic progress of assigned student-athletes to ensure compliance with institutional, conference and NCAA eligibility requirements. B. Provide academic advising transfer evaluation review, course selection, and registration Assistance to new and continuing student-athletes. C. Assist in the continuing eligibility certification process.
California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) opened in 1970 as the 19th campus of the 23 campuses within The California State University (CSU) system. As the only public four-year institution within a 100-mile radius, CSUB is committed to being a comprehensive regional university and strives for academic excellence. Our four schools offer majors in 31 undergraduate degree programs, seven credential programs, and 17 graduate degree programs. CSUB serves more than 10,000 students including the campus in Antelope Valley, counts approximately 50,000 alumni from its four schools, and serves a socially and ethnically diverse population. Under new campus leadership, CSUB is currently experiencing a vibrant period for strategic thinking, planned growth, and creative change. The city of Bakersfield has a population of 347,483 and has one of the lowest housing costs in the state. The city of Los Angeles, the Pacific Ocean, Mojave Desert, and Sierra Nevada mountains are all within a one to two-hour drive from either campus. Candidates are encouraged to visit the University's web site: https://www.csub.edu/.